At last night’s meeting, the City Council unanimously adopted the Better Bag law.

By adopting the ordinance, College PArk joins other jurisdictions with similar legislation. The list includes Laurel, Takoma Park, Baltimore, Chester-town, Easton, Westminster, Howard County and Montgomery County.10 states in the U.S., hundreds of cities worldwide and some 127 counties have similar legislation. The City of Hyattsville is also considering bag legislation.

The new law will be effective on September 1, 2023.

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College Park City Council bans single-use plastic bags starting Sept. 1 (